Randstad, as the EMEA Johnson & Johnson talent acquisition partner, is responsible for finding and contracting talent for the contingent roles at Johnson & Johnson. If you are selected for a role you will be engaged or employed by one of the Randstad recruitment companies in EMEA and will not be an employee of Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson

Grants Coordinator

Posted Nov 16, 2021
Job ID: JJJP00008870
Cork, County Cork
1 year
(Dec 13, 2021 - Dec 11, 2022)
39 hrs/week
Payrate range

Johnson & Johnson Worksense (via Randstad Sourceright) is responsible for finding, engaging and contracting talent for the Johnson & Johnson contingent workforce.


We are currently recruiting a Grants Coordinator to join our contingent workforce on a growing team in Janssen Sciences in Cork for an initial 12 months month contract. 

About the role

An exciting opportunity has opened at Janssen Sciences Ireland, Cork. Janssen Sciences Ireland established operations in Ringaskiddy in 2005. It produces biomedicines for both the treatment of immune related diseases and new cancer treatments. This position will act as a Grants coordinator/Specialist to the site operations. The purpose of this position will be to take responsibility for and manage a caseload of grant programs. Along with managing overall grant efforts, documenting payments and expenditure, optimizing the grant administration process, preparing progress reports, ensuring compliance with grant regulations, reviewing grant proposals, managing grant databases, and preparing financial reports. Your skills and expertise in successful grants management will aid our organization in serving the public by securing continuous funding, improving business opportunities through effective funding programs, and executing meaningful projects.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate and govern financial reviews of grants with business partners.
  • Support all major financial forecasting cycles (Business Plan, Quarterly updates, and Long-Range Financial Plan).
  • Work with business partners to gather necessary data and supporting documents for independent audit checks and validation procedures.
  • Maintains a flexible approach to address issues innovatively and proactively.
  • Provides the Business Development and Proposal teams with grant estimates for RFP development.
  • Develop, enhance, and implement models to improve the financial reporting for grants.
  • Responsible for communication of status of budget and contract with key internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner. Also responsible for the timely communication of issues to stakeholders that could impact grant timelines.
  • Maintains an electronic system for filing executed agreements and relevant correspondence for prompt retrieval and tracking relevant dates.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or equivalent. 
  • A minimum or 5 years finance experience / have a strong financial acumen.
  • Must have demonstrated ability in negotiation skills, financial management skills and effective communication and relationship management abilities.
  • High level of project management, administrative and organizational ability (including capacity to contribute to budget planning, procurement and other financial aspects associated with the operation of the IDA Grants Office) particularly in relation to the management and negotiations.
  • Experience handling multiple grants simultaneously and ability to take ownership of assigned grants and to meet or exceed deadlines.
  • Motivated to work in a constantly changing environment, maintaining a high degree of accuracy and flexibility.
  • Advanced computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Advanced Excel, SharePoint, and email, Knowledge of Grant preparations.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of the funding environment particularly in the areas of proposal development and post claim support and management.


If you meet our requirements and are interested in hearing more about our Grants Coordinator role, please do not hesitate to apply through the provided link today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!




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